Fiction Reviews for ages 12 and up

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Novels written for children, young people, and the young at heart can truly can take us to the most extraordinary places. Historical fiction takes us back in time whereas fantasy takes us to places that have never even been, Some of the titles reviewed below will be attractive to adult as well as children. For more fiction for older readers please go to the Series, Features, and Bookish Calendar sections of the journal.

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Book of the Night: The Black Musketeers

Book of the Night: The Black Musketeers

Oliver Potzsch
Fiction
For ages 13 and up
AmazonCrossing, 2016   ISBN: 978-1503938427
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Don't You Dare Read This, Mrs. Dunphrey

Don't You Dare Read This, Mrs. Dunphrey

Margaret Peterson Haddix
Fiction
For ages 12 and up
Simon and Schuster, 2012   ISBN: 978-1442443150
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Dragonfly

Dragonfly

Julia Golding
Fiction
For ages 12 and up
Skyscape, 2013   ISBN: 978-0761460671
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Freefall

Freefall

Joshua David Bellin
Fiction
For ages 13 and up
Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2017   ISBN: 978-1481491655
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Ruby's Imagine

Ruby's Imagine

Kim Antieau
Fiction
For ages 13 and up
CreateSpace, 2012   ISBN: 978-1478238379
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Solstice

Solstice

Jane Redd
Fiction
For ages 12 and up
Mirror Press, 2016   ISBN: 978-1941145692
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Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow

Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow

Jessica Day George
Fiction
For ages 12 and up
Bloomsbury , 2013   ISBN: 978-1619631847
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Lockwood and Co: The Empty Grave

Lockwood and Co: The Empty Grave

Jonathan Stroud
Fiction  Series
For ages 12 and up
Hyperion, 2017   ISBN: 978-1484778722
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The Waters & the Wild

The Waters & the Wild

Francesca Lia Block
Fiction
For ages 12 and up
HarperTeen, 2009   ISBN: 978-0061452444
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